Get pleasure from sunshine and class within the Golden State.
San Diego combines SoCal dwelling with big-city buzz. Faucet into each on the swanky Pendry San Diego, a Journey & Leisure “World’s Greatest”–nominated lodge situated within the Gaslamp Quarter. The rooms on the amenity-filled lodge (rooftop pool, anybody?) completely complement their downtown environment due to luxe particulars akin to black-paneled home windows, stylish combined supplies, and a cool blue palette that displays close by San Diego Bay. Additionally out there on the Pendry: a whopping six bars and eating places, rentable skateboards and Cadillacs, and an honest-to-God Moët & Chandon merchandising machine on-site. Hey, you’re on trip.
San Diego Journal named Callie its finest new restaurant of 2021. Swing by the stylish East Village spot and also you’ll see why—chef-owner Travis Swikard, who reduce his tooth at Daniel Boulud’s New York Metropolis eating places, attracts on Mediterranean and Californian influences for what he dubs delicacies du soleil. Amongst Callie’s stunningly introduced plates are a tart and spicy Japanese kanpachi with black lime and avocado, plus visitor favorites just like the blackened Aleppo rooster and the zhoug-topped hummus with pita. Rounding out the expertise? Enjoyable, bespoke cocktails such because the “Blood Ritual,” a vodka sipper combining palo santo with curaçao and native blood orange.
In search of a velvet sectional or leather-based armchair to make your lounge pop? Make a pit cease at Badlands Classic, Brittany Joseph’s new furnishings retailer in Oceanside. The Black-owned enterprise—which ships nationwide—shares beautiful secondhand items primarily from the midcentury-modern and postmodern eras, making a minimalist vibe with a little bit of glam in her showroom (and hopefully your house). Need a extra packable memento? Head to Sew Loka in Barrio Logan for one-of-a-kind streetwear from seamstress Claudia Rodríguez-Biezunski, who makes use of scrap cloth so as to add edgy touches to flannels, denim, and extra.